Amesh Adalja Biography
Dr. Amesh Adalja is a Senior Scholar at the Johns Hopkins University Center for Health Security. He is board certified physician in internal medicine, emergency medicine, infectious diseases, and critical care medicine.
Dr. Amesh Adalja Age
Amesh was born on October 15, 1975 in Butler, Pennsylvania, USA.
Amesh Adalja Nationality
Amesh is an American national, he is a native of Butler, Pennsylvania.
Amesh Adalja Ethnicity
Amesh is of Indian-American ethnicity.
Amesh Adalja Education
Amesh attended Butler Area High. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Management from Carnegie Mellon University. He has a master’s degree in Medicine from the American University of the Caribbean.
Amesh Adalja Wife
Amesh keeps his personal life private, there is no available information regarding his wife.
Amesh Adalja Physician
Dr. Adalja is a board-certified physician in internal medicine, emergency medicine, infectious diseases, and critical care medicine. He is a Fellow of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, the American College of Physicians, and the American College of Emergency Physicians. He is a member of various medical societies, including the American Medical Association, the HIV Medicine Association, and the Society of Critical Care Medicine.
Dr. Amesh Adalja Hopkins
Amesh is a Senior Scholar at the Johns Hopkins University Center for Health Security. His work is focused on emerging infectious disease, pandemic preparedness, and biosecurity.
Dr. Adalja has served on US government panels tasked with developing guidelines for the treatment of plague, botulism, and anthrax in mass casualty settings and the system of care for infectious disease emergencies, and as an external advisor to the New York City Health and Hospital Emergency Management Highly Infectious Disease training program, as well as on a FEMA working group on nuclear disaster recovery.
Amesh Adalja UPMC
Adalja completed 2 fellowships at the University of Pittsburgh—one in infectious diseases, for which he served as a chief fellow, and one in critical care medicine. He is a Senior Associate at the UPMC Center for Health Security, Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Critical Care Medicine, Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine, and Adjunct Instructor in the Department of Medicine’s Division of Infectious Diseases at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and UPMC.
He also completed a combined residency in internal medicine and emergency medicine at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, where he served as chief resident and as a member of the infection control committee.
Amesh Adalja IDSA
Adalja is a member of the Infectious Diseases Society of America’s (IDSA) Precision Medicine working group and is one of their media spokespersons. He previously served on their public health and diagnostics committees.
He is a member of the American College of Emergency Physicians Pennsylvania Chapter’s EMS & Terrorism and Disaster Preparedness Committee as well as the Allegheny County Medical Reserve Corps.
He previously served as a member of the National Quality Forum’s Infectious Disease Standing Committee and the US Department of Health and Human Services’ National Disaster Medical System, with which he was deployed to Haiti after the 2010 earthquake; he was also selected for their mobile acute care strike team.
Amesh Adalja Author
Dr. Adalja is an Associate Editor of the journal Health Security. He was a coeditor of the volume Global Catastrophic Biological Risks, a contributing author for the Handbook of Bioterrorism and Disaster Medicine, the Emergency Medicine CorePendium, Clinical Microbiology Made Ridiculously Simple, UpToDate’s section on biological terrorism, and a NATO volume on bioterrorism.
He has also published in such journals as the New England Journal of Medicine, the Journal of Infectious Diseases, Clinical Infectious Diseases, Emerging Infectious Diseases, and the Annals of Emergency Medicine.